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Flag for United Kingdom September 27, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse — London, England, United Kingdom

Max view in London
Friday, September 27, 1996 at 3:54 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

London: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 1:13 AM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 3:54 AM

Ended: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 6:34 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 21 minutes


September 27, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse — London

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in London. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
2:12 AM Sep 273:54 AM Sep 275:35 AM Sep 27
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Local times for eclipse in London on Friday, September 27, 1996

EventTime in LondonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 1:13:57 AM189°South38.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 2:12:43 AM207°South-southwest36.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 3:19:46 AM225°Southwest30.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 3:54:25 AM234°Southwest26.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 4:28:56 AM242°West-southwest22.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 27 at 5:35:59 AM256°West-southwest13.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 27 at 6:34:52 AM267°West4.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Times are local for London (BST – British Summer Time).

Eclipses visible in London

Eclipse Visibility from LondonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1990Feb 9LunarTotal
1991Jan 30LunarPenumbral
1991Jun 27LunarPenumbral
1992Jun 15LunarPartial
1992Dec 9 / Dec 10LunarTotal
1993Nov 29LunarTotal
1994May 10SolarPartial
1994May 25LunarPartial
1994Nov 18LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
1996Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
1996Sep 27LunarTotal
1996Oct 12SolarPartial
1997Mar 24LunarPartial
1997Sep 16LunarTotal
1998Mar 13LunarPenumbral
1998Aug 8LunarPenumbral
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
1999Aug 11SolarPartial
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